Parrot Tulip
Tulipa 'Estella Rijnveld'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Estella Rijnveld
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Division:

Division 10 - Parrot

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Red

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Garberville, California

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Maryville, Missouri

Polson, Montana

Auburn, New Hampshire

, Ontario

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
1
negative
RatingContent
Negative

On Mar 13, 2014, AmaryllisG from Thomasville, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

The first year one of the 12 flowered, second year none. Disappointed.

Positive

On May 22, 2007, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

A very pretty tulip. Red/white flamed with tiny light green stripes/dots. Heavenly scented!

Neutral

On May 30, 2004, carolann from Auburn, NH wrote:

A bit of a fussy cultivar - bloomed only its first year.